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Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Child Support Services Division

The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) is seeking a candidate for the position of Assistant Deputy Attorney General for the Child Support Services Division (CSSD).

The Assistant Deputy works under the supervision of the Deputy Attorney General of the Child Support Services Division, which is the District’s IV-D Program. The IV-D program is established pursuant to Title IV, Part D of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 651), and is the District’s federally required child support enforcement program. The Assistant Deputy works with the Deputy to direct the activities of the Division’s approximately 200 employees. The Assistant Deputy exercises broad authority for the overall direction, development, administration, and management of CSSD’s daily operations and consults with the Deputy on policy issues.

Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Managing program operations and staff for efficiency and effectiveness, including by identifying barriers to providing quality services.

2. Developing and directing policy, program, and organizational changes to improve the effectiveness of the child support enforcement system.

3. Assessing CSSD legal mandates; interpreting and overseeing technical training; consulting with CSSD staff on standards and regulatory requirements, and developing an evaluation process to monitor and/or determine compliance with various provisions.

4. Acting as the principal liaison with Federal and other District agencies on legislative matters relating to the child support enforcement system, coordinating the review and development of legislation relating to CSSD’s programs and services; facilitating the development of testimony for presentation before the Council and Congress; and responding to legislative questions impacting CSSD and the Office of the Attorney General.

5. Developing the annual budget and multi-year plan to implement the most cost-effective and beneficial strategies to accomplish the mission of CSSD, and to assure that a system for reporting and accountability is established and implemented.

6. Developing partnerships with representatives of other District agencies, judicial agencies, civic associations, schools, and business communities to effectively administer the child support enforcement program.

7. Representing the Deputy on committees or boards, task forces, and meetings with professional societies and organizations and interpreting policy initiatives, goals, and objectives.

8. Monitoring the automated data processing systems for CSSD; overseeing system-generated data used in federal reports and annual data reports; developing data relative to current and long-range administrative goals, organizational changes, utilization of funds and manpower, management controls, utilization of equipment and space, and professional requirements.

9. Planning, directing, coordinating, and administering CSSD programs through staff; establishing performance standards; and formulating overall plans for personnel, equipment, space, operating procedures, and training; serves as a proxy for Assistant Deputy when Assistant Deputy is unavailable.  

Position: Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Child Support Services Division
Organization: The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Location: Washington,  DC 
United States
Salary: $135,000 – $150,000
Posting Start Date: 11/6/2020
Date Posted: 11/6/2020

The successful candidate for this position must have a JD degree, supervisory experience, strong interpersonal skills, and effective oral and written communication skills. The candidate must also possess strong managerial and organization skills, substantive knowledge of the practice areas in the Division, and federal and local laws and regulations governing all aspects of a state child support program. Demonstrated ability to form relationships with labor unions. Material familiarity with legal proceedings and processes, and the ability to interpret statutes and rules is preferred. Equivalent to a grade LX-1 in the District of Columbia Government service; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 10 years of supervisory experience is preferred.

Interested candidates must apply online. All applications must include the completed questionnaire, along with a resume and cover letter. Candidates will only be able to submit the application once, and will not be able to return to add attachments or make any changes to their application once it has been submitted.?


Status: This listing expires on: 12/6/2020
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The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Washington,  DC 20001
United States